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NBC
Jan 17, 2010 2:30am EST
street journal report," the state of america's waistline and how it weighs down our economy. >> america has gained more weight than any other country in the world, and we estimate it will cost $1 trillion. >> my exclusive and wide ranging conversation with philanthropist michael milken. and advice for paying down debt and what you need to know about the upcoming changes to credit card laws. it's important consumer news and as we take a break, take a look at how the stock market ended the week. >>> michael milken is a legendary financier who began his career on wall street in the 1970s. now the chairman of the milken institute, i spoke with michael milken recently in a rare interview. we talked about health care, the credit marketses and the state of the u.s. economy. >> i want to ask you first, broadly speaking what your thoughts are on the economy. you speak to a lot of business people at milken institute. what are you hearing in terms of the economic recovery today? >> i think it's slow. job creation is small in business, it always is and they are hesitant right now to invest and to h
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
people all across america are swimming to fight cancer. >> i'll give you an inside look on how this melted chocolate turns into this yummy candy bar. >> and it all starts right now on "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news," i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. here's our top story for this week. >>> mention that you have hiv, and you might find that people start avoiding you. that's why the young women you're about to hear from are very brave. felipe tells us why they're sharing their stories. >> hiv, it changed my life over night. the day before, you know, i was a college student with a social life. just everything seemed so perfect. >> when marvelyn looks back at her sophomore year of college, the "perfect" life she knew was shattered when she found out she was hiv positive. >> i had heard about hiv you know growing up, but it was something i didn't care about. i didn't feel it was an issue of mine. so when the doctor told me, i didn't cry, i didn't shout, i didn't do anything, i just looked at him. i was more shocked than anything. >> think about it. what do you know about
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 11:30am EST
this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. i'm also announcing an immediate in million to support our relief efforts. >> the death toll is undergoing constant revision. it is now 50,000 and as low as 10,000. question, in addition to humanitarian reasons does the u.s. have a strategic interest in rebuilding haiti? pat buchanan? >> john, i don't think we can rebuild haiti. look, what happened here is this earthquake happened at the worst possible place it could in the hemisphere, almost in the world, in port-au-prince, a town of 2 million people where the building construction standards are very, very low, and these houses have pancaked onto people and the buildings have. they are in their tombs, quite frankly, and unfortunately a lot of them that could be saved here in america will not be saved there. john, i'm glad the president, quite frankly, put in the 82nd airborne and u.s. marine corps, because this brings out the best in people. a lot of folks going down there, and brings out the worst in a lot of people. as the battle for food and water and things like that break
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
dream" there are three places king terms from kennedy and white america and talks to something i must say to my people. he integrates that in the middle. so i have come here to selma because my people are suffering. i have come here to help you sing come by here my lord, somebody is suffering and that is why i have come to selma. now, if i can find the pages i'm going to quote from that are not out of order. more or less managers think. king's since of communion in the meetings was an only to lift up his people because a lot of what he was always doing was elevating his people into the biblical narrative. he put an end to the crucifixion. this is the cross we bear for our people. or he was putting them to exodus or the other stories of testament delivers but sometimes it was the indignant king and this indignant king when he seized with racism was an angry black preacher. and he would say it is the black man who produced the wealth of the nation. and if the nation doesn't have enough sense to share its wealth and power with the very people who made it so. and i know what i'm talk
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:00am EST
and a snapshot there. and to keep the public whether it is an america or britain or any other country in the world engaged in a balton that and then when there is an international crisis,-- and the only other thing i would say is that i think it is ultimately a point, whether people like me or the diplomats in the military in the end but ultimately they do finally have to make decisions, and i hope as a result of the totally understandable remaining divisions and difficulties over the policy in iraq that we don't put a future generation of leaders in the position where the really, really, really difficult decisions can be taken. >> thank you. i would like to thank our witness and in particular for agreeing to stay on for a much longer session then we had originally foreseen and thank you to everyone here in the brehm both this morning and this afternoon. i would like just to say a brief word about tomorrow. we are going to let gatt other important aspects of the ministerial and professional decision-making process on the rack and use resource in the capability of government de
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 4:00pm EST
england, but you can shoot them in america. you can't bring the carcass of the polar bear you shot them roust into the united states. i met someone in the united states was on this this very trip that i'm about to tell you about. we were on the ship in the background called cappy time and those of you who side with an russian icebreaker strand in the antarctic a couple of weeks ago was the sister ship of this one. and it looks very much like this. it looks like somebody said that a block of flats on a barge. and we the cabin upon the upper deck and had a huge bridge from which we could see everything. the point of this trip, was one of the leaders of the trip. we were going to the north pole. when you travel and as part of the world nbc bears off in the distance, as i said it's usually over there you see that white and moving. that's the bear. while this is somewhat closer. we had a bear that came this close to the ship and it was right alongside the ship. this will give you an idea, shooting rolls of film. remember what rolls of film or? wish i'd rolls of film of this bear this be
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 5:00am EST
lead us and not lose her soul. here we go. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. welcome to the program. sarah palin is here. when we were just in the scene, there you just said two words. >> yeah. that trust thing, you nailed it with that question. you know, trustworthy people surrounding us, leading us. we've got to be able to tru trust -- it's very, very dangerous to trust people in business of politics, glenn. >> glenn: the reason why i selected this particular location for several reasons but one is the statue of liberty. one is the statue of liberty. there are very few things, if i say think of the capitol building, you don't trust it. think of the courthouses, i don't know if everybody trusts that anymore. think of the white house, you don't trust that. think of the people you trust. i have learned in the last year i can't trust anybody. i know the moment i learned that. i can tell you the specific moment and the specific person, where it took my breath away and i went oh, my gosh, i'm living in a different world. >> yeah. yeah. >> glenn: do you know that moment? >> i know that m
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 12:00am EST
shut up. i'm proud to be an american always, but when something happens and i watch how america responds with manpower, meals and medicine, i'm prouder. when the earthquake struck, america went to haiti. as for our critics that i shall can -- critics, they can o to hell. oh, and, welcome to our show. [ applause ] tonight, in a cable exclusive, the heroes of u.s. air flight 1549. captain sully and his copilot skiles reflect on the one-year anniversary on the miracle on the hudson. one of the most beloved tv personalities bob barker shares his memories of his legendary career. we'll be joined by a man of many talents. fox news ain care sley earnh ne will be here to share his life. he'll perform with the little rockers. [ applause ] if you would like to help the victim of the earthquake in haiti, the u.s. department of state says text 90999 and that will donate $10. go directly to the website at redcross.org and give much more than $10. i hope you will. right now, we'll go to fox news' own bill helper w hemmer in laity wt haiti with the late. >> reporter: governor, hello from port-
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
days. and he would argue that america's competitive advantage is in financial products and financial engineering. and that these banks do produce a lot of foreign armies for the u.s. and if we start really knocking down wall street, which is getting competitive advantage to the germans, british, japanese or whoever, i don't agree with that. but you know, i think it underlies a lot of the reluctance of the administration to really get to too tough with wall street that they say it's like yesterday was good for general motors is good for america. now it's what's good for goldman sachs is good for america. not necessary goal but because they are so unpopular. but what's good for jpmorgan chase is good for america. >> no line has been drawn. there's been no edition. basically mathematics. so therefore says that as it may be, deficit. since we are tiptoeing past the cemetery nobody wants to do the math. >> there are some people, the argument here is that banks haven't dealt with a bad debt problem. they're still sitting on their balance sheet so we will end up like japan presumably. i thi
FOX
Jan 16, 2010 11:00pm EST
proposing a new tax aimed at recouping the tart money handouts given to america's big banks. it's angering the financial industry and republicans in congress as well. others say it's high time. fox's laura ingle has a closer look at the president's proposal. >> reporter: in his weekly internet address, president obama tells america's biggest banks it's time to pay up. it was risky business that nearly did them in and the taxpayer who bailed them out. they gambled with borrowed money without oversight or regard for the consequences. when they lost, they lost big. >> reporter: president obama is proposing a .15% tax on banks and financial companies without -- of more than $50 billion to help recoupe as much as $117 billion from losses from the troubled asset relief program. >> we want the taxpayers money back. all of them and we're going to collect every dime. >> reporter: the tax would include banks and critics say this is not a good time to pressure an already fragile banking industry. >> like having a part coming out of icu. and -- [ indiscernible ] with the other tax. i think it
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 1:00am EST
is the woman that can lead us and not lose her soul. here we go. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. welcome to the program. sarah palin is here. when we were just in the scene, there you just said two words. >> yeah. that trust thing, you nailed it with that question. you know, trustworthy people surrounding us, leading us. we've got to be able to tru trust -- it's very, very dangerous to trust people in business of politics, glenn. >> glenn: the reason why i selected this particular location for several reasons but one is the statue of liberty. one is the statue of liberty. there are very few things, if i say think of the capitol building, you don't trust it. think of the courthouses, i don't know if everybody trusts that anymore. think of the white house, you don't trust that. think of the people you trust. i have learned in the last year i can't trust anybody. i know the moment i learned that. i can tell you the specific moment and the specific person, where it took my breath away and i went oh, my gosh, i'm living in a different world. >> yeah. yeah. >> glenn: do you know that
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 10:00am EST
america has a continued responsibility to act. >> what sort of long term commitment in haiti does the president envision? what will it take in money and manpower to rebuild this island nation? how was haiti left so vulnerable to a disaster for so long? we'll get the latest on the situation from officials on the ground, then, we sit down with former presidents bush and clinton, who joined together at the request of president obama to lead fundraising and relief efforts. >> our job is remind people there is an ongoing need. we'll do that. >> then, as president obama completes his first year in office we take an in-depth look at what he accomplished and how the american people view his presidency thus far. health care, the economy and politics as the president risks his own political capital to assure senator ted kennedy' seat stays in the democratic column. analysis from two insiders, former counsel to george w. bush karen hughes and staff to president bill clinton, john podesta. and two long time washington reporter, "time" magazine's mark halperin co-author of "game change" and bob wo
CNBC
Jan 17, 2010 6:00am EST
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CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
president. there are people that have added a great deal to america's history that have had idiosyncracies. they have not been of a damaging type. maybe from time to time, unpleasant or irascible. >> you're talking about hyman rickover and john mccain? >> john mccain is a friend of mine. i cannot say about him. i met rickover one time. i think it would fit with him, yes. >> the perceive any kind of role for congress to play? do you think it would be too late by the defense authorization bill to deal with it? do you have any plans to write any legislation on that? >> we will have our hearing wednesday and i hope you come at 10:00 a.m. i am sure all the members of the committee will probe this issue. there may be our requirement at the end of the day to have legislation. we can actually do it by a stand-alone bill. if that is the case, we can include in the defense authorization bill -- which will come out in may or later in the spring -- i do not think we should rush to judgment, because, honestly, i think it is not just the third is -- jurisdiction of those in power in the m
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 12:00pm EST
america. when wheeler mentions the inauguration, last yearee election. you know, on the heels of that victory over a year ago there were some who suggested that somehow we had entered into a post-racial america. all those problems would be solved. there were those who argued that because i had spoke of a need for unity in this country, that our nation was somehow entering into a period of post partis partisans. that didn't work out so well. there was a hope shared by many that life would be better from the moment that i swore that oath. as we immediate here today, a year later, we know the promise that that moment has not been fully fulfilled. because of an era of greed and irresponsibility, that sowed the seeds of its own demise and economic troubles unaddressed through the generations, because the banking crisis that brought the financial system to the brink of catastrophe, we are being tested in our own lives and as a nation as few have been tested before. unemployment is at its highest level in more than quarter of a century. nowhere is it higher than the african-american com
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
can watch this program again or the 2006 oral argument at c-span.org. just click on "america and the courts." join us every saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> remarks now from president obama and former presidents george bush and bill clinton on raising money for haiti relief. following that, secretary of state hillary clinton on providing food to that nation and we will hear from vice- president joe biden on the u.s. commitment to rebuild haiti. >> a look at search and rescue efforts in haiti from earlier today. this comes to us courtesy of united nations television. it is just under five minutes. >> we are heading to a university that collapsed with many students inside. they have been stranded for the last 70 hours and we were still hearing voices this morning and one guy walked out by himself. we need some help to open the concrete and get the other people. we just spoke to three of them are still alive. >>>> there is better access arod there. >> i was out with the president of haiti and we discussed the search and rescue phase and how long we wanted to continue
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
something happens and i watch how america responds with manpower, meals and medicine, i'm prouder. when the earthquake struck, america went to haiti. as for our critics that i shall can -- critics, they can o to hell. oh, and, welcome to our show. [ applause ] tonight, in a cable exclusive, the heroes of u.s. air flight 1549. captain sully and his copilot skiles reflect on the one-year anniversary on the miracle on the hudson. one of the most beloved tv personalities bob barker shares his memories of his legendary career. we'll be joined by a man of many talents. fox news ain care sley earnh ne will be here to share his life. he'll perform with the little rockers. [ applause ] if you would like to help the victim of the earthquake in haiti, the u.s. department of state says text 90999 and that will donate $10. go directly to the website at redcross.org and give much more than $10. i hope you will. right now, we'll go to fox news' own bill helper w hemmer in laity wt haiti with the late. >> reporter: governor, hello from port-au-prince. we're standing in front of a soccer field and behind me
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 12:00pm EST
to elect an african-american, the 44th president of the united states of america. reverend wheeler mentioned the inauguration. last year's election. on the heels of that victory over a year ago there were some who suggested that somehow we entered into a post-racial america. all those problems would be solved. there are those who argue that because i had spoke of a need for unity in this country that our nation was somehow entering into a period of post-partisanship. that didn't work out so well. there was a hope shared by many that life would be better from the moment that i swore that oath. of course, as we meet here today one year later we know the promise of that moment has not yet been fully fulfilled. because of an era of greed and irresponsibility that sewed the seeds of its own demise because of persistent economic troubles unaddressed through the generations. because of a banking crisis that brought the financial system to the brink of catastrophe, we are being tested in our own lives and as a nation as few have been tested before. unemployment is at its highest level in m
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
these days the face of america is that of a soldier. in this case, captain jonathan hart. >> i brought my para-troopers in to help the people of haiti recover from this earthquake. >> reporter: the log jam at the airport has put the 82nd behind schedule. an 800-man battalion was supposed to be on the ground friday. but by yesterday there were only 240. the main port is a disaster area and until a second one can be opened up at cape haitian on the north shore, the american military is trying to move in to haiti through that single runway airport. the vice president likened it to shoving a bowling ball through a straw. >> we were able to get 17 airframes in. we have the capacity to send in 700. airframes. >> reporter: secretary of state clinton who made a firsthand inspection yesterday said one of the first questions she asked the military was why not parachute troops and supplies in? she got the same answer reporters got when they asked the commander of the operation. >> air drop is dangerous for people on the ground because when people see things falling, they will run to where
FOX
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
america to haiti. talk to us about that for a minute and how it motivates the two of you and americans generally sgl generally. >> a lot of people hear a call to love a neighbor like they'd like to be loved themselves. my own church had group of church members, eye clinic and they came out and one person died. but haiti is a focus of faith-based groups because they see great suffering and great poverty and great need. the ultimate recovery of haiti will be aided by the faith-based community. not only the faith-based community but will be helped by the faith-based community. and for those of faith who want to help, our advice is send money now. and once things stabilize, then you can lend your talent and time. >> i just want to echo that. haiti has 10,000 non-governmental organizations active there. per capita the largest number in the world except for india. and an enormous number of them are american faith-based groups. we have gotten them all to try to register, organize, so they can coordinate their efforts and amplify the efforts of their efforts. they're going to be an i
WHUT
Jan 16, 2010 7:00pm EST
washington president obama mobilized and his -- america's rescue services. >> haitians are our neighbors in the americas and at home. we have to be there for them in there are of need. -- in their hour of need. >> this was the worst eighth quake to hit the population into a hundred years -- earthquake to hit the population in 200 years. >> there are a large number of people who have been made homeless by this earthquake. many thousands of brotherand ota have tried to stay the night in their houses. a lot of people have ended up in camps like this. but you will see that they're under flimsy tarpaulins. >> my family is dead. i have one brother. he isead. that is why i'm here. i just have nothing. i don't have anyone. i don't have money. i do not know what i'm going to do now. >> throughout the day, there have been more and more pledges of international assistance, and yet, the people here say they have had nothing in the way of help. the shocking thing at this camp is that it is just a two-minute walk from the international airport into which flights have been arriving at 48 all
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 11:30pm EST
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FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
missionaries there's a strong faith-based commitment of america to haiti. talk about how that motivates the two of you and americans generally? >> a lot of people hear the call to will have a neighbor like they would like to beloved. my own church had a group of church members and an eye clinic they came out, sadly one person died, but haiti has been a focus for a lot of faith-based groups because they see incredible suffering, great poverty and great need. the ultimate recovery of haiti is going to be aided buy the nation-base community. not only faith-based community, but helped by the faith-based community. for those of faith the who want to help our advice is send money now. once things stabilize then you can lend your talent and time. >> i just want to echo that haiti has 10,000 nongovernmental organizations active there, per capital largest number in the world except for india. enormous number are american faith-businessed groups. we have -- faith-based groups. we have gotten them to register, organize so they can coordinate efforts and amplify the impact of their effort
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 5:00pm EST
some say america wanted to protect its investments there. whatever the reasons for coming, the americans stayed for almost 20 years. and it was an often brutally occupation. the americans under franklin roosevelt withdrew but essentially of their own volleynition 1934. haiti remained a trouble and deeply chaotic place. 60 years later, they were back. in 1994, under the clinton administration, the american military fwhent again. this time, they came to restore democracy and two years later, haiti saw for the first time in its then almost 200-year history peaceful transition of power from one democratically elected president to another. then the earthquake. and late wednesday afternoon, of course, america returned again. this time not just with military might but with aide workers, search and rescue teams, doctors, nurses, much more. the responsible from the rest of the world has been strong. but the response from america has been extraordinary. it is a wonderful example of the power of america to do good and do it fast. so on today's show, a different kind of panel on haiti. som
ABC
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
. >>> good morning, america. it is sunday, january 17th. glimmers of relief down in haiti, as much-needed aid, finally reaches the people. for some, it is too little, too late. kate snow once again from port-au-prince. good morning. >> good morning, bill. you're right. there's pockets of people getting food and water that they so desperately need. in the last 24 hours, another 250 tons of relief have arrived here. there's so many people without. and living out in the streets. we've seen isolated incidents of violence, now, over that food and water. people, fighting even with gunfire in some parts of town. yesterday, we ran into a pickup truck, filled with people we thought had just been pulled from the rubble. that's what it looked like. it turned out they were looters who had been arrested. they were going through the rubble of a nicer house. they were yelling at us, we didn't do anything wrong. that's what they're yelling there. at the white house, president obama stood with presidents clinton and bush, saying promising much more help. and saying they need to do more. secretary o
ABC
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
many lives is again. >> america responds to the disaster in haiti. >> the best result is that the chinese government l blinks. >> google delivers a message to chinese hackers. knock it off or we are out of here. ♪ ♪ >> there is so much to talk about this week. we will get to the bankers. a political sideshow in massachusetts has moved to center stage. at issue is who will fill out the remainder of ted kennedy's term in the senate. for a while, it looked like it would be martha coakley, a democrat, hands down. by friday, scott brown had a slight lead in one poll. by the weekend, both parties were pouring money into the bay state. >> scott brown has resources from extreme right-wing groups all of the country. they are putting money into this because they want to stop health care reform. they want to make sure that we go backwards on a woman's right to choose. >> i will need every penny to fight back against this. president clinton is coming in. it is me and my grass-roots team against a political machine that wantto make sure i do not get elected to the seat. >> the special elec
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> even after the worst recession in generations, life in america is not even close to being as brutal as it was back then for some many. >> and here in baltimore, members of a church continued their eight-year tradition of honoring the life of dr. king. the ceremony or involve a day of prayer. the democratic health-care bill is once again on the line, and, a massachusetts republican is threatening to derail the whole say. >> more rain in the forecast -- the really holsinger. temperatures are relatively mild -- >> president obama and fellow democrats are scrambling to salvage their health-care bill in case a republican wins in massachusetts. martha is in a dead heat with republican challenger scott brown. it is the seat held by the late ted kennedy. he said if elected, he will vote against the democratic health- care bill. >> our hd doppler radar does not catch all of the drizzle that is in the area. we do have some around here. we have a badge of rain shower activity that is moving. -- we have a batch. all of that really generous rain and that we had earlier in the day, that has moved
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 4:00am EST
and today a shootout during a bank robbery. i had to ask secretary clinton will america's and the world's generosity be well spent? >> geraldo: are sufficient safe sals guards in place to make sure the money is spent wisely? >> yes, we have a very clear set of ground rules that will be followed. as you may know, we are working closely with the government of haiti before this tragedy and had worked out many of the issues that needed to o be addressed in order to deliver assistance and we will build on that. >> geraldo: tonight, the moment of crisis. can haiti be saved? tens of thousands of haitians, their bodies have been recovered. tens of thousands of bodies have been recovered. hundreds of thousands of haitians are homeless this night. aid is only now beginning to trickle out to the people. one of the most important issues here is security. let me start the program by introducing you to the people who brought me the fine troopers of the 82nd airborne, this is the second brigade combat team, major larry jordan. your guys are war fighters, they are seeing all this misery. how are
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
. >> and just so folks understand, you know, there was a lot of early day criticism why has america not been able to get the food to the people. there's a lot of countries here who also weren't able to do that as well. now it is getting to them. those planes are leaving with their humanitarian daily rations. it's like an mre that the military eats. but it's actually lentils, the type of food people are used to eating here. it will give them 2500 calories. it's beginning to the -- to get to the people. they're on the edge of unrest. >> reporter: we didn't get a rot of sleep because of the flights but that's okay. thanks. that's really a great story. we want to go back now to jenna in studio 1a in new york. >> it's stories like that that continue to give family members hope who are waiting to hear any word from haiti. >>> president obama says the u.s. relief effort is one of the largest in history. for more on the u.s. response to the crisis, we're now joined by david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." >> good morning, jenna. >> i do want to start in haiti. secretary of state hillary
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 6:30pm EST
homecoming children who survived the quake begin a new life in america. captions paid for by nbc-univerl television >>> good evening, everyone. the cloud of despair that has hung over this city since last tuesday has been pierced today by several moments of joy. in fact, in the last 24 hours there have been several cases of what many of us refer to as miracles, people taken, found from beneath the rubble alive and receiving treatment tonight. the question of how many people have died here continues to be bandied about. we've heard all kinds of numbers. the prime minister offering the latest estimate of perhaps 100,000 dead. but i have to ask how can he or anyone know? after what i witnessed today from aboard a u.s. coast guard helicopter. i was invited up for a tour of this area, of the devastation. i thought i had a perspective for how bad it was from here on the ground. in the air i realized i had no idea and perhaps we can't able -- won't be able to convey how bad it is from the sky as we see the collapsed buildings that go on as far as you can see across the horizon. we may never kno
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 1:00pm EST
in a landing force to occupy the nation and the country was in a state of chaos and some said america simply wanted to protect its investments there. whatever the reasons for coming, the americans stayed for almost 20 years. and it was an often brutal occupation. the americans under franklin eleanor roosevelt withdrew in 1934. haiti remained a troubled and deeply chaotic place. 60 years later, they were back and in 1994 under the clinton administration, the american military went in again. this time they came to restore democracy and two years later haiti saw for the first time in its then almost 200-year history a peaceful transition of power from one democratically elected president to another. but then the earthquake and late wednesday afternoon, of course, america returned again. this time not just with military might, but with aid workers, search and rescue teams, doctors, nurses and much more. the response from the rest of the world has been strong. but the response from america has been extraordinary. it's a wonderful example of the power of america to do good and do it fast. s
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
of haiti and the world. in these difficult hours, america stands united. we stand united with the people of haiti, who have shown such resilience and we'll help them to recover and to rebuild. >> after their meeting with president obama, the two former presidents agreed to "meet the press" in a joint interview about haiti and only haiti. >> let me start asking you, president bush, what is your biggest concern right now? >> my biggest concern is the haitian people have security, water and food. >> those are big ifs right now. >> well, they are. the president briefed us about military efforts to get food and water to the people and surging a lot of material, it's going to take a little time to get it there. but i came away from the briefing confident it's going to happen. >> president clinton, the basics are so important. >> this is about water, food, medical supplies and care, and shelt, secure shelter. i have protection concerns but we were just told in the briefing that 40% of the haitian police force has signed back in, volunteered for duty. a lot of them don't have weapons or u
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
still in it. and now we go to the playoff, we were one of 8 cities in america involved in the playoff. we're in the upper 25% of the nfl two years in a row. >> we have something to be proud of. >> they kept us in the game halfway through january. that's not a bad thing. >> but the weather is not going to be good. >> it's going to be great. it might sound strange, but i wish it would rain. it's going to be just rain. no big deal. just 1/4" to 1/2" of rain. temperature is not dropping. zero snow in the forecast. the winds now coming at us because low pressure approaches from the south at 7 miles per hour. the barometer at 29.98. it's going to fall through the course of the day. 36 degrees in oakland. it's a mild morning. 34 cumberland. 37 hagerstown. 39 d.c. and easton and packs river. westminister at 40. 38 columbia. 36 rock hall. it's a big slug of moisture. we didn't have the mile pull of air, we could have been looking at quite a wintery scenario. it is just going to remain rain and we keep it mild here until we move into the middle of next week. we see temperatures dip a bit. we go
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 10:00pm EST
. he describes america as the biggest purveyor of violence in the world by 1967. we have to take note that his riverside speeds, april 4th 1967 in new york city when he first comes out against the vietnam war in a very robust public day is one year to the day before he is assassinated. when we think about king, by the time king is going to chicago. he is in chicago to try to transform the slums. he talked about a slum clearance campaign. he is talking about poverty. he is talking about economic marginal losses in a poor people. laborers. king makes a very famous speech where he talked about all labor has dignity, which is one of his last speech is. kingsport people campaign is something that we shot aside as well. we've really keep dr. king frozen on august 20th, 1963, with the "i have a dream" speech right here in washington, d.c. and we don't think about the king who was really much more combative, even though he was non-violent. king believed that you could use non-violence as a moral and political force, really a battering ram to transform democracy. but to say king was not c
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 7:00am EST
for a very simple reason -- in times of tragedy, the united states of america steps forward and helps. that is who we are. the question is, how long? will be a long-term commitment for haiti? florida, republican line, good morning. caller: i feel the government should stay out of anything like this. the government got involved in health care and let the private market take care of it. host: who in the private market would fund the best? caller: you have welfare agencies, you have the salvation army, you have the red cross, all these agencies and people sending in money. the government should stay out of something like this. they ought to stay out of health care and stay out of desperatth. host: silver spring, maryland, you're next. caller: that guy did not know what he was talking about. we have to stay in haiti. become -- the country is completely destroyed. they need help. right now, they are doing a good job. a lot of countries all over the world are doing a good job. we should stay for a longer time over there. one thing about massachusetts, the democrats will win at the end of th
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
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CNN
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
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HLN
Jan 17, 2010 7:00am EST
unmistakable message to the people of haiti and the people of the world. in these difficult hours, america stands united. we stand united with the people of haiti who have shown incredible resilience. we will help them to recover and rebuild. >>> former presidents clinton and george w. bush will lead a fund-raising effort to help out haiti. the money they raise clintonbushhaitifund.org. we have more coverage so stay with hln on that. >>> police in phoenix arrested five people at an immigration rally directed at one man. they turned out to take aim against the sheriff. the sheriff shouldn't handle immigration enforcement. he said he was not bathered by the huge rally and said protesters should direct their efforts at congress which writes the laws. >>> an unusual discovery for police in north carolina searching a home, they found a garage out back, drug dogs sniffed a door in a building and that led to a school bus used to grow marijuana. police say suspects used backhoes which they converted to a grow room. three people arrested. >>> an nfl player with family members in haiti finds solace
FOX
Jan 17, 2010 4:00am EST
news now and trisha sloma. >> thanks, john. hello, everybody. despite the weather,men america's farmers were able to sheart production records for corn and soybeans. the usda pegs corn production at 13.2 billion bushels 1% above the 2007 record. average yield is estimated just over 165 bushels per acre, nearly five bushels above the record set in 2004. for soybeans, production totaled up 13% from 2008. the average yield per achier is 44 bushels up nearly a full bushel from the previous record set in 2005. at the same time, the usda says it will resurvey farmers who previously reported acreage not yet haferd because of weather. if the -- harvested because of weather. >>> dell indicates at the annual american farm bureau meeting set their priorities for this year and it includes a call to action. meeting in seattle, farm bureau president bob stillman told delegates it's time for familiarers and ranchers to aggressively respond to ex triefl treemists to ho wants to drag agriculture back to four acres and a mule. he says farmers and ranchers must no longer tolerate critics who want
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 1:00am EST
pin factory. if you get one guy to try to make it nail, a pen or a nail, i have been in america so long i don't know which is british and american anymore but anyway he called it a pen factory. if you get one worker to try to make it nail it might take him all week with its 20 workers specializing in one individual tests such as cutting the metal, sharpening the end and attaching the ped you get enormous increase in productivity and only a few people can make tens of thousands of nails and a week so it is a simple example but the division of labor spread across the entire economy has produced enormous productivity growth. the other aspect of free market which smith identified in which again i think is true is that you get rewarded for success and punished for failure. not always. on wall street it doesn't necessarily work out that way. in general that the business produces things, a restaurant produces provided good service they do well when they can make profits. if they do badly and produce shoddy goods they got a business. that is the simple feedback mechanism but something lack
ABC
Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
broken. michelle just wants america to know what's really happening here. >> do anything you can. yeah. because they're beautiful people, and if there's ever been any controversy about what the people in haiti are like, erase it from your mind. they are strong, they are kind, they are beautiful, beautiful. >> reporter: kate snow, abc news, leogane, haiti. >> the response to charity in the united states has been truly overwhelming. american charities say they have taken in $150 million. that is far more than was taken in in the aftermath of hurricane katrina or the asian tsunami. but how is this money being spent? we asked david kerley to check it out. >> reporter: outside the haitian embassy in washington, d.c. today, a crush of people, wanting to help, to give. >> just a quick overview of the general situation. >> reporter: at american red cross headquarters -- >> i need to speak to isabel -- >> reporter: they are scrambling to get aid in. >> how do we coordinate it? >> reporter: while americans hope their donation is buying a bottle of water -- >> we established a land bridge.
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 2:00am EST
secretary clinton will america's and the world's generosity be well spent? >> geraldo: are sufficient safe sals guards in place to make sure the money is spent wisely? >> yes, we have a very clear set of ground rules that will be followed. as you may know, we are working closely with the government of haiti before this tragedy and had worked out many of the issues that needed to o be addressed in order to deliver assistance and we will build on that. >> geraldo: tonight, the moment of crisis. can haiti be saved? tens of thousands of haitians, their bodies have been recovered. tens of thousands of bodies have been recovered. hundreds of thousands of haitians are homeless this night. aid is only now beginning to trickle out to the people. one of the most important issues here is security. let me start the program by introducing you to the people who brought me the fine troopers of the 82nd airborne, this is the second brigade combat team, major larry jordan. your guys are war fighters, they are seeing all this misery. how are they faring and holding up? >> they are doing good. we had an oppo
NBC
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
behind me here. what you see is that tent. this is part of an effort by the rotary clubs of america to assist people in haiti. a survival kit that includes that tent and things that will sustain people more days. but the numbers are staggering, almost unbelievable. and while aid is pouring in from around the world, it's not happening fast enough to stop things from deteriorating, as was kind of expected in haiti. but there are efforts now that people are getting under way here in america and here in this city. this is why people are comin by here to do what they can to do to help. and as we said, those numbers are staggering, as an estimated 200,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands left in the lurch of a supplies are starting to pour in, like food, water, medicine, the daily necessities, but not fast enough. and people are still being found among the rubble. and they find themselves in a pitched suggle for food, life, necessity. we found a gentleman down here to do what he could. he knew it couldn't be good. he talked about the lurching ground and the need to do something. and t
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 1:00am EST
-- i'm so grateful for america because they're in there and all of the other nations coming in and helping and i feel so proud of america for that. i'm so proud to be an american to see that even though my ancestors, my haitians that are coming together, everyone wants to come together and help my country -- i'm just thankful, thank you. >> listen -- we can -- you know, i can only imagine how you feel. we're all proud to be americans at this point when discussing the relief that we're giving. if you look right behind me. there's the asin signment desk at cnn in new york. you hand those names to them. they'll get it to the producers in the field, look for the people on your list. straight behind you, walk up to the desk, talk to the first person you see. thanks so much, naomi. >> thank you, god bless. >> god bless you as well. >>> amid all of the heart break in haiti, there are some bright spots as well. you're going to hear from one family in texas who got some very good news after waiting for very good news after waiting for days. g, waiting to strike. >>> our i-reporters have sub
FOX
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
at recouping the tarp money given to america's big banks and angering the financial industry and republicans in congress. while others say it is high time. fox's laura ingel has a closer look at the president's proposal. >> reporter: in the weekly address, the president tells america's biggest banks, it's time to pay up. it was risky business that nearly did them in and the taxpayer who bailed them out. >> they gambled with borrowed money without enough oversight or regard for the consequences and when they lost, they lost big. >> reporter: the president is proposing a .15% tax on banks and financial companies with assets of more than $50 billion to help recoup as much as $117 billion in losses from the troubled asset relief program. >> we want the taxpayer mone back, all of it. and we'll collect every time. >> reporter: the proposed tax would include banks that didn't accept tarp money and critics say this is not a good time to pressure an already fragile banking account. >> it's like a patient just coming t of icu and bang him with another tax i think is too much. >> reporter:
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